Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on November 22, 1955 · Page 1
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ThtWtaUur Cloudy, 'cold tonight. Low 3540. Cloudy, milder, rain likely tomorrow, v 'Hio/i; 52; low, 27; noon, 43. .River—3.17 feet. Relative* • humidity—50 per cent.- . VOL. XXXXVI;—•NO;- 322 tan S»rne» 4f Winptott CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1955 l»ttrMtional 22 6 CENTS Seals JUarriage 'Movie'Actress Yvonne De'Carlo, 33, arid 'Hollywood stunt man .Robert Morgan,-40,,seal their .marriage.-at Reno, Nev., with the. • traditional-kiss.;a widower and Miss De Carlo never has been married before. (AP Photofax) Woodward Slaying Found To Be Accident N.'.Y. UP)—Mrs. William Woodward Jr., haggard and tearful, went through a three-hour police quiz last night after leaving a hospital for'the first time-since Oct: 30,'When she shot .her million- aire'husband to death. . .,••-;••' . •:'• The! 39-year-old widow,. Ann, : broke into uncontrollable sobs three times during the questioning She stated again that the shooting was a tragic accident. •:• After- • the interrogation, authori ties unofficially let; it be known that it;still looks like an'accidenl to them. However, .Nassau County Dist. 'Atty. Frank A. Gulotta .and Detective Chief Stuyvesant Pin nell said they would make no offi cial comment "in-yiew of the fac that/all evidence will-be presentee Woodward's, lawyer, Murray '•I. Gurfein has askedI'ffiat the grand jury hear, her story/ a request . which must by law be granted The lawyer said Mrs. Woodwarc wants to testify and will waive immunity, making it possible to use her testimony should any case develop against her. It was the third time police.hac questioned her. They first got her story several hours after she shot her 35-year- old sportsman husband, owner oi *he racehorse Nashua. The second questioning came several days later at the hospital. After that, police said they would wait unti] she left the hospital before seeing her again. . The former model and 'radio actress," who married her socialite husband in 1943, she .shot him in prowler. has told mistake police for a Refinancing P A kn Delayed ; WASHINGTON OP) — A tightening of; the money market after the Federal Reserve Board's severe crackdown last week on credit expansion, may delay briefly announcement; of plans, for. a. 12-bil- lipn-dollar refinancing of government securities.--• -This'was indicated'today'as the interest .rate, on 91-day Treasury bUls,.., by : which the government borrows..'"to -meet its short-term needs,: bounded upward to the highest levei.,in ,22 years.''' •' "' •In the light of the money scarcity that development evidenced, U was learned, the Treasury is taking another look at tentative plans to announce within the next few days a program' for refinancing government securities maturing Dec. 15. Jel Pilot Killed ~;SANTA:.,ANA ; Calif.-(JNS)— An F9F Panther jet- crashed today on tfie desert 12 miles east of Needles, Calif., • death. carrying" its pilot to .his ' Dynamite Sold To Graham Super Market • DENVER (/R—"That's'him, al right," said'Lyman Brown after seeing^ John Gilbert Graham, ac cused of murder in the dynamiting of an airliner that carried- his mother. . '• Brown' had just identified Graham in a police lineup yesterday as the man who bought 20 to 2, sticks of dynamite three days before ': a United .Air' Lines plane 'exploded and crashed near Longmont, Colo., Nov. 1, killing all 44 aboard. Brown, 48, co-owner of Brown Bros. Supermarket at Kremmling Colo., 105 miles west of here, came to Denver at the FBI's requesl to view Graham. Dist. Atty. Bert M. Keating :ermed the identification "a telling link" in the chain of evidence Keating is assembling in an efforl :o send Graham to the gas chamber. ' Graham,' 23, is accused of murder in the death of his mother Mrs. Daisie King, 54, in -the crash. Police allege he intended to coEecl insurance' on her. Federal officials said he admitted :he bombing. Graham subsequently repudiated a statement given officers. New Typetvriter Keyboard Tested For Government WASHINGTON ffl — The government -lias started- on tests -of- a radical new typewriter keyboard in lopes of improving the. efficiency of. its thousands of typists. The ul- imate objective: to cut costs. •A of. 40 typists from .0 federal- agencies- yesterday underwent nearly four hours of pre- iminary tests designed to produce .4 final participants for a four- mqnth experiment due to start in January.-'.:,. -, •;'•':••;•". ••''•''-'•' •. '.', ' - The" new' keyboard finds vowels in' the;second row where a typist's ingers formally rest. Letters most requently. used are placed . where hey can be reached by the fih- ;ers that do most of the typing. ; Gives U p And Claims r •;.;•:.:•'•. • •... •' '.v-1.. .'A-'. '-'.,.'•.;••,••.:•••••- -.-...".-• Eisenhower Meets With His Cabinet Security Council Holds Session At Cariip In Maryland By ED CREAGH THURMONT, Md, W—Presiden Sisehhower met with his Cabihe and White House staff in a rustic mountain lodge today for an inten sive work session on the State o he Union message he will lay be r ore Congress in January : Two of the President s chie speech-writing assistants — Kevin McCann and Bryce Harlow — wer among the administration officials who flew in for the meeting a amp David on a Catoctin Mouh am top near here The National Security Counci met in the same setting yesterday Eisenhower strode up to the cabin accompanied by Secretary of State Dulles and Henry Cabo Lodge Jr J chief U S delegate to he U N . Serious Work Expected The presence of the speech vriters .and .other White House echnicians made it plain the ad ministration was ready for. serious ,vork iqn- the State of .the Union declaration of policy which the 'resident gives .Congress: early in :ach session. '.'.-.- ?••:;';! ; .One of the early arrivals by air was Secretary of Agriculture Ben ion. Both he and presidentia 'ress -Secretary James C. Hager y said they knew nothing abou report published in '.the New York Herald Tribune that de nands. for Benson's resignation lave been blocked by the Presi dent's brother, Dr,'. .'-Milton S. -:Ei lenhower. :" , • Besides B e n s o n, Postmaster JerieraT :Summerfield and "Secre :ary of. the Interior McKay were he Cabinet members who flew in iy helicopter today. '"."..They all appeared a little be tiused by the unusual method o ransportation, which served to Iramatize the mountaintop session is well as save the convalescent "resident a trip back to Washing- on for thjs first Cabinet meeting ie has attended since early Au- ;ust. •. • McKay cast a backward look al fie "flying banana" which deposit- d him andLseveral other top offi- ials at Camp David and in;uired: "I wonder how much these hings cost?" Then he answered his own ques- !on with: "Probably too much." He's Not Reassured Summerfield, in a similarly joc- lar vein, said he wasn't at all eassured by the pilots' wearing sh helmets while the Cabinet members had on their usual felt ats.; In the same wooded seclusion, ith Marine sentries everywhere i the surrounding" snow-covered orestland, Eisenhower met for wo hours yesterday with the Na- onal Security Council. (Continued on Page 2, Col. 3) ]ost Of Living T Stationary WASHINGTON HV-The government reported today that living osts were, unchanged . between eptember and October while take ome pay of 'factory workers rose a new record level. October take home pay was stimated at S72.18 for the average actory worker with three depend- rits and. at $64.85. for the single orker, both up more than ?5 from year ago. Take home pay repre- ents earnings less taxes. In living costs, food prices were wer but:this drop was offset by igher transportation .and. housing osts to leave the government in- ex unchanged. .' -. '; Husband Slayer Goes Home Harriman Asserts Reds Won Victory •" •. • .-. •.''•' */ Confusion By GOP Policies Attacked By N. Y. Governor Will Wed Peer : r ; Mrs. Ann Woodward, holding the arm of her physician, leaves 'New York hospital'for-Mineola: home; where she was questioned in shooting of her wealthy, husband October 30. Police have decided ; slaying was accidental. . : "• (AP Phofofox) Snow FUirrUis Seen Thursday BALTIMORE —.UP)' —'. Five-day forecast:- Wednesday, cloudy arid mild with occasional rain. Thurs day turning colder during the day with : snow flurries likely in moun tains. Friday fair and cold. Satur day mostly cloudy and milder with rain likely. Sunday partly cloudy and -colder. Temperatures wil average near ; or,";. little; above nor mal. ; ^Norrrial afternoon~highs range from the mid 40s in Western Mary land to the mid SOs in southeastern portions of Maryland. 'William Tell' Stunt Brings Death To Man KNOXVILLE, Te.nn..tfl—A Knoxville man was shot and killed last night by,a friend who was aiming at a pepper .box atop his head. Police 1 said the shooting came as he climax to "a drinking party. Dead is Raymond V. Baker, 40, with a pistol bullet wound in the lead.- : Knox County police arrested his 'riend, James Bowerman; also 40, and charged him with manslaugh- ,er.-'. '•.',: • '. .-.-...'• '•'','; •• Bowerman and Baker went to a :avern yesterday .'after they got off work at an iron company and drank•• beer. Later .they went to Cfc'Call's. home and drank a pint of moonshine wh'isjcyl Then the trio went to Bowerman's rural home. . While there, Bowerman showed he men his fishing equipment, ifles, a shotgun and a 32-caliber oreign-make pistol. . . : . , A discussion arose as to whether he pistol would shoot. Baker picked up - a plate and, Bowerman ihot "it.....' .. : . . . ,'.. • Baker placed; a potato .oh his lead, but Bowerman refused to hoot it because it was "too flat." )ldesl Catholic Bishop )ies At 83 In England • • . \ WHITBY, England W) —:Britain's Idest Ro man Catholic bishop, Archbishop : Thomas .r'Shine, died arly today of pneumonia.; He was 33.'A native of County'Tipperary, reland, Archbishop Shine had been ishop of Middlesbrough since 1929. Last February Pope Pius XII con- erred the 1 personal title of arch- ishop on him in recognition of is.long service toJhe,church. SplpnsProbe GI Discharge On Risk Basis Directive Issued By Pentagon Gels Committee Study , .''WASHINGTON WS-Senate inves tigators today summoned Hugh ft Milton II. the Army's top security officer, for questioning on whethe some draftees now: tabbed as se ciirity risks may get honorable dis charges under a new Pentagon di rective. The Senate subcommittee on constitutional rights has questione( whether the Army has any righ .0 withhold an honorable discharge "rom a draftes because of his pre nduction conduct, provided he serves in uniform "patriotically and well." '"'•••; , Mansfield D. Sprague, the De : ense . Department's general coun sel, and Stephen S. Jackson, his assistant,, testified yesterday they dp not yet know all that the new 3 entagon directive involves. They promised the subcommittee a de- ailed analysis within two weeks. The directive came- out last Friday. .; •'> .'•'".•' • - • • .Among questions they said are still: unanswered is how far to go n giving, men drafted under the old security rules the benefit ol ess harsh provisions in the new directive. But Jackson said he is sure it vould be "a desecration of the lonorable discharge and an affront o millions of our veterans" to grant such releases to men who are • "a threat-to security." Reds Execute PiwTraitors LONDON WV-The Tiflis (Tbilisi) radio' announced today five for mer. security officials m the Soviet Georgian- Republic have been executed for high treason and other crimes against the Soviet Union. The broadcast did not link those executed specifically with Lavren- y P. : Befia", Soviet security and jqlice- boss' purged .and executed n ^1953 for. alleged treason. However; 'Beria- got • his start in the Georgian " Security orgaization and kept tight control over it even ifter he went to Moscow. After lis purge, the • ax started falling ight and left among Georgian of- icials. •'-."• ; .SEATTLE (.F-rGov. Avereil Harriman of, New York said last night "our alliances are creaking" be- .cause of what he called Republican! '"incompetence; and shortsighted-! ness" in the field of foreign rela-l itions. '-•••• ; ; Speaking at a S7.70-a-plaie Dem-, ocratic fund-raising dinner, tne" New York governor described the summit conference at Geneva last July as a ''great. Communist victory.'.' He said the .victory resulted from;"confusion and contr^- diction in Washington." He said while he favored hold- jing the conference,-he-later found it "inexcusable ... for the Presi- >dent and'his advisers to give'the] jirripression that they believed in! the sincerity of the Kremlin words! i advance of ; deeds.". Defense Effort Lagged World tensions relaxed, he said when the President, upon returning from Geneva, "spoke though with some reservations, of 'the most shining opportunity' and the spark ignited at Geneva' . "But unfortunately so did our de fense effort. Secretaries Humphrey and Wilson began to talk abou cutting our defenses still more Free peoples were thrown off bal ance;- They were psychologically disarmed. Neutralists and pro Communist elements in Europi were strengthened." Stevenson Organises National Committee CHICAGO (M-Adlai E.. Stevenson appear*-to-^beiwastmg:'ii<r;tihie i getting right down to, business in his bid for the Democratic presi dential nomination. , Yesterday,.'in the wake of a bus; week in which he announced his candidacy and became one of the principal figures in a huge Demo cratic rally in Chicago, he formed .he "National Stevenson for President Committee." He also held a brief news conference at the opening of the committee's headquarters in which he said there is "greatly increased" support for his candidacy. Barry Bingham, president of the Courier-Journal and Louisville Times Co., and Mrs. Edison Dick, wife of a Chicago industrialist, are cochairman of the committee. Archibald Alexander, Democratic national committeeman for New Jersey, will serve as director. Stevenson, the only announced candidate for the Democratic, nom- nation, told newsmen he was 'reassured by the state of mind of the party" as he found it during ast week's Democratic rally. Quizzed On Statement Asked if his use of the word 'moderation" in his speech Satur!ay night wasn't contrary to former President Truman's "liberal 'regressive" view, Stevenson said: "I hope mine was a^ liberal 'regressive program. It speaks for tself." Stevenson, the 1952 Democratic wminee, told newsmen the committee «as designed to reach vot .rs who would not normally be eached through Democratic party Tganizations. The committee said its job will « to coordinate state and local tevenson volunteer groups and olicit "financial support." r rench Bolster Troops n Riff Mountain Area RABAT. French Morocco—UNS) — French army reinforcements •ere rushed today into the Riff lountains near the border of Yench and. Spanish MoroiTco. The French units were sent in as ension mounted '<• among native ribesmen in the area. Cafe Seized^ Rio Calm As Bid Rejected • •" •-'..''.'• .-» •• '•'•'' '•:. Congress And Army Take Steps to Halt Government Upset L STROZIER Jean Wallop, daughter of a Wyoming rancher, has announced : her engagement to Lord Portchester, 31, a frequent escort .of Princess Margaret.; She is a former University of Colorado co-ed. (AP Photofax} Rabbi Claims Immigration Policy Harsh Lehman Also Cites Act'Full Of Evils' At Senate Hearing WASHINGTON W-Rabbi Abra ham J. Feldman. described the-Mc Carran-Walter immigration,act r to day as "immersed in racist feel ing," and Sen. 'Lehman (D-NY said it represents "a pyramid o unfounded fears." Rabbi Feldman. president' 1 of the Synagogue Council of America, assailed numerous provisions of the as "harsh" and said its "racist formula" for fixing immi [ration quotas was compounded of )igotry and ignorance. He told a Senate Judiciary subcommittee, in his prepared testimony, that he was appearing for organizations that '•represent vir- ually every phase of organized Jewish life in Die United States." Lehman, long an outspoken critic of the act, said that it "adopted most of the worst features of pre- xisting law and added scores of new evils." "The drastic revision of the law can be correctly (described as a 'ublic mandate, long overdue in >eing carried out," said Lehman, called as the first witness for the ubcommittee's second day of hearings. The act was passed in 1952 over ormer President Truman's veto, 'resident Eisenhower has called ome of its provisions unjust and iscriminatory and has. asked Congress, to reconsider it. Post Office Will He JSMf eired »LOS ANGELES Wi-Russell ton- jfay, swimming instructor .'imprisoned in Florida because of the-div- 'tiig death of his S-ycar : old daughter, has surrendered here after es- aping in New. Orleans Nov. 13. ;i Florida authorities said the State Cabinet there is expected to decide today on what action to take in Tongay's case. The ex-swimming coach has asked that he be allowed v to'remain here to obtain treatment for a lung ailment, ••'- Tongay told reporters last night •t rolice headquarters "that he walked out of a New Orleans restaurant while » prison agent was Baying th* bill and hitchhiked to ; it West Coast He said that two hours before his'escape the prison car. had been in an accident and he.. incurred a head injury that caused temporary amnesia. He claimed he did not remember anything prior to the accident and did not even know that he was escaping. V ' ; He said that upon arrival in Los Angeles he looked up a minister he had known while he was in the Marines in World War II, stayed with him awhile and then went to the Washington Hospital in Culver City for treatment. ' Police picked him up at the hospital last night and he was accompanied to the police station by Atty. Herb Weiner. . -' , Love^Crazed Man Kills Stewardess , ; '••*.-.•*• *•' •:•'-'.•; •?;''.' *'.' ; -'* 1 ' -•>'••. r-' 1 ';"' ; - ;; '/ * * -*•' ; ' .* •* * , Shoots Self After Slaying Girl On Airliner At Port SEATTLE dn—An airline stewardess was shot to ; death by 'her former boy friend last night as, she was greeting passengers filing aboard a Los Angeles-bound plane. Then the love-crazed young man, breaking away from an Air Force lieutenant who .attempted to subdue him, ran from the plane and >hot himself. He died three hours 'atcr in * hospital. The United Air Lines stewardess, Shedd, K, was struck in the chest by two bullets. Mrs. Herman Loesch of Portland, Ore;, her voice-qaavcring,lold how Robert",Clcndenin;; 26,. a .trainee,sner with the' New York'brokerage firm of J. A. Hogle and Co., sat down beside her and drew, a pistol from his briefcase. "I thought it was a cap pistol," she said. -'Even after it Went off 3 thought it was a Cap pistol. It just kept on going off. Bang. Bang. Bang." • Clendenin was one of the last of somrt *) passengers to board the DC6B. : He nodded and spoke to his for- .girl .friend before taking his seat next to Mrs. Loesch at the front of the plane. Withdrawing .the pistol from his briefcase, he rushed down the aisle and confronted Miss. Shcdd. v He pushed her into a seat on top of Air Force Lt; Norman Stout of Portland, Ore., and fired four shots. Two of the shots struck Miss Shedd. -Stout finally tumbled Clendenin through the door of the, plane and down the ramp to the concrete field. Clendenin, the son of Beverly Clendenin of Salt- Lake City, ran about 25 yards and fired the one remaining* bullet in the. gun intc his neck. Blood streamed from the wound but he remtined standing. He reloaded., ran another 25 yards anc' fired a 'bullet into his head. In Yule Packages WASHINGTON tfi-Just in time for Christmas, the Post Office Department is permit inclusion of personal messages in packages and second-class mail. But you still have to pay the extra postage. Heretofore putting a letter inside a package made the sender liable to as ; much as a SIOO fine. The new arrangement is effective Monday. : Brazil's Congress and : army acted .swiftly. ;today- to: preserve .the (regime-.- of provisional President \ereu. Ramos against . a- bid by Joao Cafe; Filhp •; tq.'Tesuihe :: the. .presidency. : "*'. '. "•'..."' ..."•'••.':''. I ' By/ sizeable majorities , : after an Sail-night debate, both /Houses of {Congress adopted a resolution : that . 'Cafe; should remain? out of office until; Congress' .decided; ^otherwise. The national' regime ''now is men-' j-aced as^.before^'. said - the /resolution in a reference.. to unsettled po- 'liticai; conditions which resulted, in . Ramos" Installation by. a bloodless arrny;coup .•Novi'io^H;;, •-<:-. .' '•"•'••'•.-•' v : The" army; ;: heid ; Cafe incommunicado in his apartment-Troops surrounded, the building and "barred all visitors, -Telephone, calls ; to the apartment were interrupted. .-;:. Seek Safely Guarantee ., Troops also : ~guarded key government buildings but Rio remained calm: Friends of the ex-president prepared to-' ask the Supreme Court for an order assuring his safety..' ~". '" ' . ••.•'•'. . ' • • . /:;'..• ( News dispatches going : abroad were' being censored. Associated Press dispatches .from the capital were being relayed via Sao Paulo, the big industrial center southwest of Rio along the coast.) Cafe took* a leave, 'of •-. absence from the presidency Nov. 8 after a heart attack, turning the job/ over to Chamber of Deputies President Carlos Coimbra da Luz. The change 'was accompanied by rising ^suspicion that .Cafe and Luz were planning a coup to prevent the Jan. 31 inauguration of Presi-* dent-elect Jusceiino Kubitschek-, political heir of the late dictator Getulio Vargas. To forestall such a coup, 'the war minister Gen. Henrique Teixeira Lott, engineered bloodless army coup of his own ivhich ousted Luz '. and installed •" Panics, the president of the Sea- ate.' .. ' . . . ". Cafe, who steppeoT up from the vice .presidency after Vargas committed suicide in August, 1954, was •eleased from the hospital yester- lay after an examination by eight doctors. He .promptly fired off a message to Ramos and both louses of Congress that "the mo- ive of my disability which led me o remove myself from the exer- ;ise of the presidency of the re- iublic having ceased, I am resuming for all purposes these functions." Action Was Expected Both the army and Congress were ready for Cafe, since. such action by him had been 'rumored several days. Troops were rushed to key government buildings as bystanders along the streets applauded.. Guards. also closed in on Cafe's home to keep him inside. The resolution to prevent his return was already before the Chamber of Deputies, which stepped up action. The bill was approved in the lower House 179-94 after midnight, then rushed to the Senate. The senators sat through the night to complete debate this morning. then approved the resolution 35-15. All that's necessary is to note on the outside of the package that Virginia Hunters Killed During Season RICHMOND, Va. tfi — Four dead and two wounded. That, was the score today after the completion oi the first 24 hours of Virginia's deer hunting season. A 23-year-old hunter, from Deskins in Buchanan County, Mack McGIothlin, was killed by a self- inflicted . wound yesterday while a letter is enclosed and put 'animating about three miles south of additional stamp on the package. [Sugar Grove, Smyth County. . / • ' _ • ' . Johnson Assails 'Turncoats', Shivers Seen As His Taret "WHITNEY, Tex. «l - Senate- Majority Leader Lyndon B... Johnson had sharp'. words here last night for Democrats who won't fight for their presidential nominees and for the Republican party, which he charged "is more responsive to fat : cats-'than the folks," An overflow crowd of .1,600 Bounded the tables and ; shouted approval when .Johnson demanded a 'Texas Democratic .delegation that would come; home froiri the national convention - next summer and make war on the GOP. ; ot once did he mention Gov. Allan Shivers of Texas by name is he called on Texas Democratic eadcrs to follow the majority de- cision in naming the presidcntia ticket without any "ifs, ands or buts;" • • •:•*;•'•- .:-Y/; : : ' The reference seemed obviously aimed at Shivers, who bolted to support the GOP presidential nom-» inee in 1952. The Texas governor has -"refused:, to promise ',>. advance support of "the: convention's/'choice,. until he knows .who the nominee is.,He recently'h*s hinted he might s u p p o r t President Eisenhower again, if he is the GOP. candidate; He has stated, flatly that he will, not support Adlal Stevenson, •/•"';'. The big crowd at an^«ppreci*< tion dinner for Johnson in this central Texas 1 report town interrupt^ him 21 times with often prolonged applause. i

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